Lakeshore Family Dentistry Blog

August 18, 2018
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Three Bad Habits That Are Terrible for Your Teeth

Oral bad habits and compulsions continue into later childhood or develop in adulthood, which can pose risks to your dental health. Here are a few habits that you should nip in the bud.
August 11, 2018
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Do Charcoal Teeth Whitening Products Work?

One of the most popular ones we’ve seen lately is using activated charcoal paste to whiten teeth. Some video bloggers are claiming amazing teeth whitening effects, but many patients are wondering whether this technique really works.
August 4, 2018
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Three Ways to Prevent Bad Breath

Bad breath can be a notoriously sneaky and therefore embarrassing issue. You might not even know you have bad breath until your loved ones are ducking away when you go in for a kiss!
July 27, 2018
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What Does It Take to Be a Dentist?

As a patient, you may wonder exactly what qualifications you need in order to poke around other people’s mouths! Many people don’t know exactly how much time and preparation goes into learning dentistry.
July 19, 2018
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Sealants Really Do Prevent Tooth Decay

Sealants have long been a routine part of preventive dental care for children. Since at least the 1970s, sealants have been placed on children's teeth in order to prevent cavities and decay.
July 11, 2018
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3 Common Misconceptions About Flossing

We know it can be difficult to get in the habit of flossing regularly. After all, your mouth can feel pretty fresh after just brushing, enough to fool you into thinking it's totally clean
July 3, 2018
What not to do when you have a toothache

What Not to Do If You Have a Toothache

Chances are you won't be at our office when a toothache strikes, so here are a few things NOT to do between when you notice the discomfort and when you see the dentist.
June 26, 2018
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Make the Most of Your Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening is a fantastic investment in the appearance of your smile. White teeth are associated with youth and health, and can make a big difference in your self-esteem.
June 18, 2018
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Stories of 3 Famous Sets of Movie & TV Teeth

While they may seem like a small detailed compared to extravagant period-piece gowns or ornate whole-head alien makeup, teeth can make a huge impact in a Hollywood costume.
June 10, 2018
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Just One Sugary Treat Can Still Cause Tooth Decay

As dental professionals, we feel like broken records telling people to reduce the amount of sugar in their diets to reduce tooth decay.
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